Tag Archives: LGBT

Chalwe Charles Mwansa on LGBT activism in Zambia


Earlier this year, we heard about the situation facing LGBT citizens in Zambia. Could you give us a brief update of the situation on the ground?  While lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights in some sections of the world have progressed in recent years, equality remains elusive in other parts of the world, such as Zambia. On the […]

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Advocacy under fire: pushing for change on LGBT issues in Zambia


Democracy in Africa have been in contact with LGBT activists in Zambia who have been in hiding in recent months, fearing persecution from the police and other state officials. Here, one of the activists shares their perspective on the current situation in country.  

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Eric Ohena Lembembe and the future of LGBT activism in Cameroon.


Emmanuel Freudenthal reflects upon the murder of Cameroonian LGBT activist, Eric Ohena Lembembe, and the future of LGBT activism within the country. He argues that there is a desperate need for international NGOs to partner more equitably with a wider range of grassroots activists and organisations, if tragedies like Eric’s death are to become a […]

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